IWCADV is governed by a management committee.
The Management Committee of IWCADV has the overall responsibility for the operation of the organisation.
The Management Committee operates within the Associations Incorporation Act.
Committee members take ultimate responsibility for the governance of the organisation. However, governance is not a role for Committee members alone.
Governance is also concerned with the way the committee works with the Manager and staff (where appointed), volunteers, service users, members and other stakeholders to ensure their organisation is effectively and properly run and meets the needs for which the organisation was set up.
If you wish to join our management committee please contact the manager at 07) 3816 3000 to discuss further.
She will provide you will all the information you need to make a decision.
You will find general information below.
The term of office for Management Committee members is one year.
Management Committee members are Elected at the Annual General Meeting for the following 12 month period.
All positions are declared vacant at an AGM, however outgoing Management Committee members may renominate.
Any person nominating for election to the Management Committee are required to be eligible for election to a management committee of an Incorporated Association.
The terms of management committee member eligibility are set out in the Associations Incorporations Act 1981.
The function of the Committee of the organisation is to collectively ensure the delivery of its objects, to set its strategic direction, and to uphold its values.
The Committee should collectively be responsible and accountable for ensuring and monitoring that the organisation is performing well, is solvent, and is complying with all its legal, financial, and ethical obligations.
The responsibilities of the Committee that cannot be delegated to any other person or body include:
- Compliance monitoring – ensuring compliance with the objects, purposes and values of the organisation, and with its constitution
- Organisational governance – setting or approving policies, plans and budgets to achieve those objectives, and
- monitoring performance against them
- Strategic planning – reviewing and approving strategic direction and initiatives
- Regulatory monitoring – ensuring that the organisation complies with all relevant laws, regulations and regulatory
- Financial monitoring – reviewing the organisation's budget, monitoring management and financial performance to
- ensure the solvency, financial strength and good performance of the organisation
- Financial reporting – considering and approving annual financial statements and required reports to government;